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Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 66 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Accounting program is to provide a background in accounting to qualify the student as a paraprofessional in accounting, junior accountant, or in other entry-level positions in accounting, or to prepare the student to engage in a general business career, either as an owner or manager, by educating them in basic accounting methods and principles, and exposing students to computers and programming necessary in an automated accounting environment.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ACCTG 120; ECON 110 or 111; BUS 110; MGMT 113; CMGEN 120; BUS 120 or MATH 115

Spring Semester 1:
ACCTG 121; ACCTG 115; BUS 215; English; Laboratory Science/Mathematics

Summer Semester 1:
Humanities

Fall Semester 2:
ACCTG 206; ACCTG 208; ACCTG 113; Communication; OFACS 132

Spring Semester 2:
ACCTG 207; ACCTG 216; OFACS 232; ACCTG or BUS Elective


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGLISH *3
COMMUNICATION *3
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
or
ECON 111PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
BUS 120BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3
or
MATH 115COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3
LABORATORY SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS *4
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ACCTG 113TAX ACCOUNTING 3
ACCTG 115PAYROLL ACCOUNTING 3
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 121MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 206INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 3
ACCTG 207INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 3
ACCTG 208COST ACCOUNTING 3
ACCTG 216ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3
BUS 110INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
BUS 215LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
CMGEN 120COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
MGMT 113PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
OFACS 132ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS 3
OFACS 232ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
ACCOUNTING/BUSINESS ELECTIVE **3

* See specific requirements for the Associate in Applied Science degree.
** ACCTG 108, 260 or approved BUS course

Students should "Petition to Graduate" soon after completing 45 hours of the above program.  The form is available in the Student Service Center, L211.

For Program Information Contact:
Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309)694-5558